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Metal Cutter And Roller.

Description: Patent for a new and useful metal cutter and roller, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 4, 1898
Creator: Beaty, Gilbert M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Rail.

Description: Patent for a new and useful railroad rail, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 16, 1898
Creator: Hariman, George V.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bank - Protecting Device.

Description: Patent for a new and useful bank-protecting device.
Date: February 1, 1898
Creator: Hinkle, George J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ballast-Scraper.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Rerigerator-Cars.

Description: Patent for "improvements in refrigerator-cars for preserving fresh meats, vegetables, and other perishable articles while transporting them over great distance; and it consists of an ice-receptacle at the top of the car, provided with flat top and carved or inclined bottom." (Lines 13-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 18, 1876
Creator: Zimmerman, Arnold W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Riding-Saddles.

Description: Patent for improvement in riding-saddles by "which the leather straps hitherto required for the girth-riffing may be dispensed with, and in place thereof a stronger and more durable rigging obtained, that leaves the top and sides of the tree in perfectly smooth state."
Date: October 29, 1878
Creator: Nothaf, John L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Binder for Paper Tablets.

Description: Patent for improvements for tablets for blank paper, leterheads, etc. that holds content securely, including illustrations.
Date: February 25, 1879
Creator: Murray, Bredett C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Masks for Horses and Cattle.

Description: Patent for a slitted leather mask for animals to be used for horses, cattle, etc. to deter the jumping of fences. Patent for "mask, covering the eyes of the animal, leaves him with a sufficiently free vision, and being thoroughly ventilated, will not injure his eyes".
Date: July 10, 1877
Creator: Trueblood, Albert H
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle Attachment.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved bicycle attachment arranged to serve as a foot-rest for the feet of the rider while coasting and adapted to be lowered to support the bicycle in a vertical position when not in use and to securely lock the wheel and support together to prevent the machine from being stolen" (lines 7-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 11, 1897
Creator: Zintgraff, August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for improvement in bale-ties, with description and illustrations.
Date: June 8, 1875
Creator: Chadwick, Edwin D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineer's Graduating-Valve.

Description: Patent for an graduating valve that is used with air brake systems in railroad trains. The invention is meant to "produce a comparatively simple valve which is constructed in such a way that it is not likely to clog or get out of order, which is arranged so that successive regular reductions may be easily made in the pressure of air in the train service pipe, which is adapted to automatically act on the governor of the air pipe from pressure either above or below the main valve, which is constructed in such a way that if the train parts the pressure in the main reservoir will not be reduced, which generates excess pressure when the brake handle is in running position and acts through said excess pressure on the governor of the pump, which is not likely to leak, and which in general may be easily controlled and places the train brakes under the complete control of the engineer" (lines 11-29).
Date: August 15, 1893
Creator: Pelham, Walter O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Mixing Mortar.

Description: Patent for a new and improved machine for mixing mortar. This design "consists in a cylinder composed of bars set into open heads and rotating beneath a hopper . . . so that the material to be mixed rests upon the cylinder, and is rasped or grated off by the motion of the cylinder and received on the inside of the cylinder between the bars. . . . When the material is received inside the cylinder it is carried around by the rotary motion, and is turned over and forced out" (lines 7-22).
Date: September 14, 1880
Creator: Schellenberger, Samuel L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Train-Marker and Signal-Lamp.

Description: Patent for a train-marker and engine signal-lamp meant to "provide a lamp in which the light may be differently colored and the change of color may be effected in an expeditious and convenient manner without the necessity of opening the lamp" (lines 10-14). It also provides "a guard or slide, whereby the opening through which the adjusting device passes may be closed, so as to prevent the wind from entering the body of the lamp and interfering with the flame" (lines 15-20). The lamp is meant for railroads and has two or more lenses, and is durably and inexpensively constructed. One color of light can be shown from the front and back and another from the sides.
Date: February 18, 1896
Creator: Cook, Marion P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saddle-Stirrup.

Description: Patent for saddle stirrup, with illustrations. The invention "relates to those stirrups which are provided with foot-pieces adapted to oscillate thereupon... and at the same time provide means whereby the foot-pieces can have limited universal movement" (lines 10-15).
Date: November 21, 1882
Creator: Shellenberger, Samuel L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Pumps.

Description: Patent relating to "improvements in double-acting pumps. The object is to devise a pump...[so] as to allow the admission of water at one end of and its discharge at the other" (lines 16-24). Includes instructions and illustration.
Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: Garlock, William H. & Cooke, Richard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wood Pavements.

Description: Patent for a new and improved construction of Bois D'Arc Pavement, which uses two layers of planks that cross at right angle as a base, sand to hold bois d'arc blocks in place and fill gaps in between, and coal-tar covering planks to prevent sand from shifting. It includes illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1879
Creator: Shellenberger, Samuel Luther
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Door Fastening.

Description: Patent for sliding car-door fastening to improve the fastening of said car-door.
Date: January 20, 1880
Creator: Buser, William H. & Shaw, Burrell L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elastic Chain

Description: Patent for this invention is to provide a chain which yield longitudinally when subjected to a tensile strain and to this end arrangement of parts, as will be herein after described and claimed. [5-10]
Date: December 3, 1889
Creator: Redwood, Charles
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish and Game Trap.

Description: Patent for a design for improvements of fish and game traps, including illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1892
Creator: Bolling, Allen G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cradle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cradle. This design "has for its object to provide a hanging cradle suspended from its [frame] . . . being arranged in such a manner whereby the cradle is capable of being moved . . . in an easy, uniform, and steady motion without the danger of tilting over" (lines 8-16). It consists in "[a] swinging cradle comprising the folding end bars, the cross-bar having a depressed portion and end projections forming the pivotal axes for the bars, the catches pivoted to the end bars and adapted to engage the depressed part of the bar . . . and the spring-suspensions" (lines 12-18).
Date: July 5, 1892
Creator: Meek, James H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wick Trimmer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wick trimmer. This design "is to provide a lamp-wick trimmer with adjustable guides that will afford means to retain the implement in correct position for use on lamp-wick tubes of different sizes, and furthermore to furnish the wick-trimmer with blades that will shear the wick from each side edge toward the center simultaneously" (lines 7-14).
Date: May 31, 1892
Creator: Andrews, Daniel L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Foot for Sand Levers.

Description: Patent for a new and improved foot for sand levers. This design consists in "the combination of the semi-cylindrical bearing having an aperture formed in its center, a cylindrical body working in the said bearing and having a square intermediate portion adapted to fit in the same aperture, upward-extending wings made integral with the body and forming a socket, and a lever fitting in the said socket" (lines 29-37).
Date: April 16, 1889
Creator: Vezie, Charles
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department